Order of the Thistle


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Order of the Thistle

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(Heraldry) an ancient Scottish order of knighthood revived by James VII of Scotland in 1687. It consists of the sovereign, 16 knights brethren, and extra members created by statute. It is the equivalent of the Order of the Garter, and is usually conferred on Scots. Also called: the Thistle
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The star of the Order of the Thistle. The star of the Order of the Garter.
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